A model, representing the transport of water into powdered xanthan is presented. The model characterizes the coupling between the vapor and liquid transports through the pore space and the swelling gel, respectively. The model only requires water diffusivity as an adjustable parameter.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Physical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics|
|Issue number||4 B|
|State||Published - Oct 1 2000|